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Annual Meeting

The OHA Annual Meeting offers a premier opportunity to gain valuable insight about statewide industry trends, network with your peers and achieve a better understanding of the health care issues and policies most likely to impact your organizations. 

There is no cost for employees of OHA member hospitals and corporate partners.

106th OHA Annual Meeting & Education Summit - June 7-8

OHA's 2021 OHA Annual Meeting is a robust and convenient virtual event accessible by all staff and trustees of member hospitals June 7-8. Access the events via your desktop, laptop, tablet or phone.

This year’s event will feature:

  • More than 70 educational sessions offering a variety of continuing education credits
  • Keynote presentations from industry leading experts on important health care delivery topics each morning
  • An interactive virtual trade show highlighting our OHA Corporate Partners
  • Conference attendees will be able to connect with each other electronically throughout the two days and to engage with Corporate Partners and earn incentive awards for visiting the virtual booths.

Registration and Session Schedules

Registration is open. See the full schedule of sessions here. Register here.

Live and on-demand sessions
Continuing education credits are available throughout the event. To receive CEUs, you must attend the live session. Sessions will be available on-demand following the scheduled time. The following credits are available: 
• ACHE Qualified
• CLE (Legal)
• CPE (Accountancy)
• Nursing

Monday Keynote - 8:30 a.m.


“The Power of Health System Collaboration: Partnering for Community Wellbeing and Prosperity”

Discover how two dynamic academic health care systems, Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals, set aside their competitive natures to collaborate on efforts to improve the wellbeing of the communities they serve, including battling the opioid epidemic, expanding research, improving talent recruitment and bolstering training.

Tuesday Keynote - 8:30 a.m.


“Facing Everest-Sized Uncertainies: Resilience, Overcoming Adversity and Reaching High Goals”

Jim is a resilience expert, an expedition leader, and a New York Times best-selling author. From his 36 years of adventure and survival, Jim distills compelling stories and uplifting lessons about how to overcome change, challenge and uncertainty through resilience. While first attempting to ascend Mt. Everest in 2015, Jim and his partners survived massive earthquakes and avalanches. In 2017, Jim returned to Mount Everest and summited successfully.

Work, life, and climbing always include change, challenge, and uncertainty. Struggling up Mount Everest reveals how resilience allows you to overcome adversities and still reach high goals. In this thrilling keynote, Jim shares hard-won resilience lessons on how you can: adapt to change, face uncertainty, overcome challenges and recover from setbacks.

From his intense experiences, Jim distills how to cultivate a resilient mindset, leverage your personal resilience and increase your resilience through post-traumatic growth.

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

OHA's virtual Annual Meeting offers a variety of networking, presentation and visibility options for exhibitors. For more details, contact Jackie Silvis.